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2018-19 Registration Dates

Registration for the 2018-2019 school year will be held at Colin Powell Middle School on Monday, July 23rd through Thursday, July 26th. The registration times:
Mon. 7/23 - Grades K-2 10AM-1PM and 2PM-4PM
Tue. 7/24 - Grades 3-5 10AM-1PM and 2PM-4PM
Wed. 7/25 - Grades 6-8 10AM-1PM and 2PM-4PM
Thu. 7/26 Grades K-8 from 1PM-4PM and 5PM-7PM
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STEAM Camps Summer 2018

The camp is for District 159 students entering grades 3rd thru 8th.
Includes Project-based & digital learning activities
(Underwater Robotics, Digital Reading/Math, Digital Art, Lego
Robotics, Video Broadcasting), Breakfast & Lunch
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Summer Golf Program

Elementary School District 159 is offering FREE Summer introductory Golf
Program to students entering 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8th grade. The program will be located at Colin Powell Middle School from 8:30 am-12:00pm, Monday thru
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ESD 159 State Testing Dates

Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) assessments will take place for Grades 3rd thru 8th - March 12th - March 23rd. Also, the Illinois Science Assessment (ISA) will be administered to Grades 5th and 8th on Monday, March 26th.
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Sieden Prairie Elementary - A Small School With A BIG Heart!

Students and staff at Sieden Prairie School are in the giving spirit. As a school, one component of Principal McCaskill's vision is to build relationships. This holiday season, one way that Sieden Prairie is giving back to the community is by making No Sew blankets for some of the residents at Generation Applewood Nursing Home.
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Bus Bulletin

For District 159 bus routes, Paige Bus is using Bus Bulletin notification system to notify parents and students when there are bus delays and schedule changes.  If you would like to receive instant notifications when delays or incidents affect your child’s bus, please register with Bus Bulletin.
There is no cost for this service.
Registration is simple and fast.
You can choose to receive text messages, phone calls, and e-mails.
All contact information is stored securely and will not be shared or sold - your privacy is protected.
For more information, or to sign-up and start receiving notifications, please visit:
(Click Register at the top to begin)
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American Education Week - Nov. 13-17

Elementary School District 159, would like to take time to acknowledge our Parents, Educational Support Staff Members and School Board Members for their dedicated partnership. Each of you play a crucial role to ensure all our students receive a quality education.
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